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An example use of haunt in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… come back to haunt me in the future if I …”
Haunt means to visit repeatedly, to visit repeatedly and often in a frightening way.
the word haunt occurs in english on average 3.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that haunt can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;